Martin Van Buren

1782 - 1862

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Martin Van Buren ( van BYURE-ən; born Maarten van Buren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtə(ɱ) vɑm ˈbyːrə(n)] ); December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Van Buren has received more than 6,851,055 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 124 in 2019). Martin Van Buren is the 58th most popular politician (down from 43rd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from United States (down from 14th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Politician.

The most famous thing Martin Van Buren is famous for is being the eighth president of the United States.

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Among politicians, Martin Van Buren ranks 58 out of 15,577Before him are Boris Yeltsin, Nebuchadnezzar II, Nikita Khrushchev, Marcus Aurelius, Fidel Castro, and Ahmed I. After him are Josip Broz Tito, Benjamin Franklin, Mehmed the Conqueror, Nicholas II of Russia, Henry Kissinger, and John F. Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1782, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Niccolò Paganini, Friedrich Fröbel, Daoguang Emperor, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Caroline Bonaparte, Daniel Auber, John Field, Ivan Paskevich, Archduke John of Austria, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca. Among people deceased in 1862, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Henry David Thoreau, Samuel Colt, John Tyler, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Bahadur Shah Zafar, James Clark Ross, Božena Němcová, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Fromental Halévy, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, and Karl Nesselrode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 16 out of 18,182Before him are Sylvester Stallone (1946), Grace Kelly (1929), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Malcolm X (1925), and Steven Spielberg (1946). After him are Benjamin Franklin (1706), John F. Kennedy (1917), Elvis Presley (1935), Bruce Lee (1940), James K. Polk (1795), and Hillary Clinton (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 6Before him are Thomas Jefferson (1743), Jimmy Carter (1924), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882). After him are Benjamin Franklin (1706), John F. Kennedy (1917), James K. Polk (1795), Hillary Clinton (1947), Ronald Reagan (1911), and Joe Biden (1942).